Brittany Johnson

Associate Professor of Instruction
Program Director
Kinesiology
Office
1800 N Broad St

Biography

Dr. Brittany V.B. Johnson is an associate professor of instruction in the Department of Kinesiology and director of the master of public health in nutrition program. Prior to joining Temple University, she taught at Point Loma Nazarene University in the didactic program in dietetics. She also practiced as a clinical dietitian, working with intensive care patients and managing a team of dietitians in an acute care hospital. In addition, she taught general education courses at Crafton Hills College.

As a certified specialist in sports dietetics, Johnson's primary focus is understanding how food fuels tactical athletes for health and performance. She holds a PhD in health and human performance and developed the Tactical Athlete Nutrition Score, a screening tool to identify nutritional gaps in tactical athletes. Johnson has a strong passion for studying intervention methods to optimize diets and improve tactical athletes' health and well-being. Her previous research investigated the relationship between nutrition and health concerns (sleep, injury and physical fitness) in career firefighters.

Curriculum Vitae 

Courses Taught

Number

Name

Level

NUTR 5015

Nutrition Education and Counseling

Graduate

NUTR 5035

Nutritional Biochemistry

Graduate

NUTR 5387

Dietetics Experiential Learning

Graduate

KINS 4290

The Future of Fitness: Top Fitness Trends

Undergraduate

KINS 4396

Research and Writing in Exercise and Sport Science

Undergraduate